Recent photos from adventures in teaching, learning, and performing.
Playing on Day 1: How I Start My Ukulele Players
February 3, 2018
I love the beginning of a new semester. As a middle school teacher, I am able to offer a ukulele elective every semester. Students who sign up are a m...
Recorder Karate and Extrinsic Motivation: Why it just doesn't work
September 8, 2017
In the fall of 2002 when I was in third grade, my music teacher gave us all a recorder. We were given a simple red book and told that if we played cer...
PBL and Music Research Update
June 14, 2017
At the beginning of the school year, I conducted my first research study. This was definitely a trial and error experience, and I learned a lot about...